July 23, 2021, 93, Goldsboro –
Scott Bruce Berkeley, Jr. M.D., 93, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.
Dr. Berkeley was born in Louisburg, NC and was the son of Ruth Hall Berkeley and Scott B. Berkeley, Sr. He lived most of his life in Goldsboro and graduated from Goldsboro High School, The University of North Carolina, and the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. Dr. Berkeley took his surgical training at Grace Hospital in Detroit, MI. He served as a Medical Officer with the United States Air Force where he received a Commendation Medal for his service. Dr. Berkeley’s unit also received a Presidential Unit Citation for work during a flood disaster in California.
Dr. Berkeley was happily married to Barbara Davis Berkeley for sixty years. On returning to Goldsboro he joined the staff of Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was active in continuing medical education and was on the board of directors of the Eastern Area Health Education Corporation.
Dr. Berkeley was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. He and his wife enjoyed travel and music as well as reading amateur theatre and articles about skiing. Dr. Berkeley also enjoyed the opportunity of golfing at Walnut Creek Country Club. With a love for flying, Dr. Berkeley was a member of the Wayne County Aeronautics.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Dr. Berkeley will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Willow Dale Cemetery with military honors. Rev. Eugene Carpenter will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service on Saturday at the cemetery.
Dr. Berkeley is survived by his daughter, Anne Gilbert Berkeley and son, Scott Bruce Berkeley, III.
Memorials may be made to Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 200 N. James Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 or to Community Soup Kitchen, P. O. Box 1064, Goldsboro, NC 27533. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.